Nine-year-old who defies labels helps teach educators about queer youth

Robby, a drag queen, 25, helps Keegan, 8, who identifies as gender creative, rehearse for his upcoming inaugural drag performance at the home Robby shares with his husband Alex near Austin, Texas, U.S., October 26, 2018. REUTERS/Amanda Voisard

(Reuters) – When a third-grade teacher from Texas asked her mostly 8-year-old students what they wanted to be when they grow up, one of them wrote on the white board: “drag queen.” That response came from Keegan, now 9, a “gender creative” kid, in his mother’s words, illustrating just one of the challenges facing educators […]

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